[ih-kah-loo-it, ee-kah-loo-eet]
Formerly Frobisher Bay. Unabridged


[noo-nuh-voot, noo-nuh-voot]
a territory in N Canada, formed in 1999 from part of the Northwest Territories, extending E from the Northwest Territories to Hudson Bay and including most of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. 808,181 sq. mi. (2,093, 190 sq. km) Capital: Iqaluit. Unabridged
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Iqaluit (ɪˈkælʊɪt)
Former name: Frobisher Bay a town in N Canada, capital of Nunavut. Pop: 5236 (2001)

Nunavut (ˈnuːnəˌvuːt)
a territory of NW Canada, formed in 1999 from part of the Northwest Territories as a semi-autonomous region for the Inuit; includes Baffin Island and Ellesmere Island. Capital: Iqaluit. Pop: 29 644 (2004 est). Area: 2 093 190 sq km (808 185 sq miles)

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